Winter Games NZ arrives on smart phone

July 26th, 2011

Smart phone users around the world can keep up with the latest news and results from 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games with the development of a new stand alone app for both iPhone and Android phones.

During the Games, users can receive up-to-the minute news feeds, real time results from the world’s top athletes and check out where all the QRC Downtown Sessions action is at night, following a day of world-class winter sports competition on the slopes.

The app is available for download now, free of charge at the Winter Games NZ web site at

100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games takes place from 12- 28 August 2011 featuring 22 snow and ice sports over 38 events and involving 1,000 elite athletes from 50 nations. The 16-day long Games also include a full Downtown Sessions festival programme featuring films, live music and entertainment and rail jam extravaganzas in Queenstown, Lake Wanaka, Dunedin and Methven. The on-snow competition will take place at Coronet Peak, Cardrona Alpine Resort, Snow Park NZ, Snow Farm and Mt Hutt with the ice sports taking place at Naseby and Dunedin. For further information, visit

Torstein Triples for Winter X Win

January 30th, 2011

Well earlier in the year we saw Torstein throw the first ever triple cork on film and now we’ve seen it in competition. Winter X Games has been happening all week over in Aspen, CO and Torstein has taken Big Air by sending the triple. Read more »

How to follow the Winter X Games 15 from ANYWHERE

January 30th, 2011

With the latest Winter X Games 15 upon us, the hardest part is managing not to miss a second of the action. Before  you call me stupid, with the uptake a usage of online technologies these , its actually possible for you to keep up to date from ANYWHERE on a whole heap of devices. Read more »

Scotty Lago Finds Pain

January 14th, 2011

Olympic bronze medalist Scotty Lago has found himself in a bit of pain with a bad stack in the Wyoming backcountry whilst filming with Travis Rice. Word is they took a solid week to build the monster kicker (shown) so Rice could throw something new and special. Read more »

Method For Being Rad

November 19th, 2010

The first round of riders have been announced for the upcoming Winter X Games 15 and this year there is also a new event which is going to be rad! It’s called Best Method and only 6 invited riders will throw down their best method and be judged by the people. Read more »

Winter X Games Europe – Torah Through To Finals

March 10th, 2010

UPDATE 12/03/10 – Torah has picked up WXE Silver in the SuperPipe Finals with a solid score of 95. American rider Kaitlyn Farrington threw down harder though scoring a super impressive 97 to take Gold, while Sophie Rodriguez took bronze. Congrats to all riders! More to come..

The Winter X Games Europe is underway at the moment in Tignes, France with Australia’s gold medal winner Torah Bright not failing to impress qualifying first (convincingly) for the superpipe finals.

Read more »